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Deanna Adams Chappell 1949 – 2022

Deanna Adams Chappell, age 73, of Troy passed away Sunday, October 2, 2022 at her residence.

There will be a private graveside service held. 

Mrs. Chappell was born in Dresden, TN on May 16, 1949 to the late Gordon Adams and the late Hallie Mae (Kennedy) Adams. She married Mr. Sidney Chappell in 1996. He survives. She was a long time educator in the Obion County School System and was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma. She was a charter member and former president of Obion County Junior Auxiliary and was instrumental in setting up JA Girls Camp. Mrs. Chappell was a parishioner of St. James Episcopal Church in Union City and was the church pianist. In 2014, she was elected as the first female mayor in Troy history. Mrs. Chappell was recently awarded as this year’s Pride of Obion County recipient. 

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Chappell is survived by two sons, Wes Miller and his wife Emily of Rives and Zach Miller of Omaha, Nebraska; two daughters, Stephanie Wagner and her husband Joe of Obion and Emily Cox and her husband Corey of Troy; five grandchildren, Bryce Leverette, Barret and Macey Cox and Kaleigh and Abby Wagner; one brother, Hal Adams and his wife Sherry of Martin; and several nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Chappell was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Charles Adams.

Paid Obituary: White-Ranson Funeral Home

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